Nirosha Amarasinghe is a Compliance Assurance Manager at HSBC Bank Canada. Her role entails carrying out in-depth analysis of rules, regulations, and policies to identify emerging compliance risks, assessing the materiality of policy gaps and reviewing the design and operational effectiveness of the controls in place to mitigate financial crime and regulatory risks.
Prior to joining HSBC, Nirosha was with BMO Bank of Montreal where she specialized in Canadian Retail Banking and Wealth Management industries. Before moving to Canada, Nirosha worked at ICICI Bank in Sri Lanka, where she held the position of a Compliance Manager. She was a pioneer member of the management team recruited to set up a new operation in that country. Nirosha has also held Sales Administration Manager and Sales Compliance Manager positions at AVIVA Insurance, a UK Based insurance company in Sri Lanka.
With over decades of management expertise in the financial services industry, Nirosha has had the opportunity to attend various programs in many countries such as, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Singapore. Nirosha was an Attorney-at-Law and holds a LL.B Degree from Sri Lanka. She also holds the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation from ACAMS, USA.